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olympics national championship here at morgan state university. even though they are under 18, this competition has some high potential. 25% of the track team and 42% of the women's team participated in junior olympics when they were younger. >> i am so proud of them. whether they place or what ever, the fact they have a goal when they reached it is fantastic. >> there are young athletes visiting from as far away as california. a lot of them are staying on campus this week for the junior olympics. i spoke to officials and they said every year they rotate to different schools in the country. sheldon dutes, wbal tv 11 news. >> exciting times. it was teat with hillary at the four seasons. it was fabulous. we really enjoyed ourselves with putting combat scones, -- pudding, scones, and tea. they say they are so excited about going to their fourth olympics. >> i am so honored to be hosting tea with hillary. it is a staple in the london so it is nice to bring england to baltimore before we leave. >> if i see the commercials on tv and "today" and "bal" everyone is excited. a lot going
championships are going on, morgan state university. though it's fun and games outside, inside the student center is serious business. doctors are checking young athletes for heart conditions that can predispose them to suddenly death. when the heart just stops. >> it's something we think is comprehensive, yet focused. it covers about 80 to 90% of the conditions that could potentially displace them to sudden cardiac arrest. >> her son died from sudden cardiac arrest. now she's spreading the word about early detection. >> and it's just the worst thing in the world to lose a child. and if he had heard him screaming, he still might be here with us. >> there are no risk factors with us. it is genetic and often herreditary. >> reporter: doctors say most people don't show any symptoms. that scares tony allen, whose son angelo is getting tested. >> we're getting him screened just in case. >> reporter: that's why they are having 600 people nationwide get tested to prevent another tragedy. >> it's your child's life. take a minute to do that. >> reporter: andrea fujii, wjz eyewitness news. >> if you
with that story. >> this coming saturday at morgan state university, where thousands of teenagers are competing. they are competing for top prizes, athletes from all over the nation. this event caps off months of training and grueling competition. there is concern that some of these teenagers may have signed of hcm, which can lead to a heart attack. reggie is watching his son compete in the shot put. >> i am from the houston area and taxes. unfortunately, we have heard of athletes falling down and having cardiac arrest are up -- or some other type of heart condition. we understand it is a serious situation. >> dr. theodore abraham will lead a team at the track and field championships to screen teenagers. she says for the most part is hereditary. >> they have no symptoms and they feel great. it is a problem that could manifest itself at any time without warning, which is the scary part of this whole equation. >> hard to believe that somebody can just drop dead. >> i think it is a good idea. it is important to know if it is an issue are not with the individual athletes. >> anything that is heredi
and they will be at morgan state university. now, pam, tell me about this young lady. >> she is intermediate. she is a sophomore. she will do two individual events, 100 meter hurdles and the long jump. >> is it hard? >> no. >> so you will be competing in the junior olympics. tell me what that is like for you? >> this is -- i have been running since i was in the third grade. i'm excited. i get to do my two favorite events. i am ready to run and jump. >> are you going to win? >> i hope so. >> put you on the spot. >> 100 and 200. >> are you going to win? >> yes, hopefully. >> tell me about this program. what is it that you like coming out with the program. >> i have a lot of fun friends and fun to run track. >> you over here as well. tell me what you will be running. >> i will be running the 4 by 4 and the long jump. >> are you going to win? >> yes. >> definitely, right. >> yes. >> tell me what you like about the program? >> i like to long jump and i like to have fun. >> cool. cool. thank you very much, ladies. you continue to workout and get yourselves ready. tell me about the junior olympics. it w
of miles away from the london olympics, the junior olympic championships are going on at morgan state university. though, it is fun and games outside. inside the student center, it is serious business. doctors are checking young athletes for heart conditions that can predispose them to certain death when the heart just stops. >> it is comprehensive and yet focused and it covers 80 to 90% of the conditions. >> they will have sudden cardiac arrest. >> reporter: his son died from sudden cardiac arrest. now she is spreading the word about early detection. >> it is the worse thing to lose a child. if he had a screening, he still might be here with us. >> reporter: no risk factors and strictly genetic and often hereditary. and most don't show systems. this boy is getting tested. >> just in case. >> reporter: that's why it helped hundreds to get tested to prevent tragedy. >> it is a minute to do that. >> reporter: if you missed yesterday's screening, you can log on to wjz.com for more information. a massive sinkhole continues to wreak havoc in northeast big. they are still without water and
important. >> a concern facing students at colleges and universities across the nation. morgan state's president sits on a white house committee on the role of historically black colleges. >> president obama has been there to work hand in glove with us, to raise the pell grant to the highest level ever in the history of higher education. we appreciate his leadership with regard to the student loans and keeping those loans from doubling in terms of the interest rate. >> the morgan state president is among those who will agree that more needs to be done to help students start and finish college. >> besides baltimore, the white house has held african-american policy forums in las vegas, cleveland, and jackson, mississippi. >> thank you very much. prince george's county got an unexpected surprise right in the middle of their managers. -- manicures. >> why officers invaded this nail salon. they say it has been a long time coming. >> it isann -- is ann#f#f#f#f#ff >> here's a look at some of our top story this hour. baltimore police say they were serving a warrant for attended murder when o
that could lead to him being suspended or dismissed from the university. the president of kent state university says all threats are taken very seriously. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar is due in court tomorrow. antolin torres will enter a plea. they say dna evidence links him to the case. the lamar family told us here at ktvu news they do not plan to attend tomorrow's hearing. they remain focused on finding the missing 15-year-old. family members held a fundraiser for the sierra lamar search effort yesterday at the lucky stripe bowling alley in san francisco. sierra's sister and father said the turnout raised their spirits. >> good to be surrounded by all these people that care about the cause. >> we need things to uplift us and these events have been able to do it for us. >> lucky stripe donated all of the fees to the search cause. people bowling also made their own donations. >>> time now 6:07. in syria government forces and the rebels are both claiming victory in the battle for aleppo. i will show you video of nighttime fighting th
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